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SSH News: March 19, 2015

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

 

Here is our list of the most interesting news articles about the humanities, social sciences and higher education from the past week:

Humanities and Social Sciences

Why Are the Humanities Deteriorating?
March 18, 2015 | First Things

'Dreaming of Cinema' Demonstrates Why the Humanities Are Out of Touch
March 18, 2015 | Pop Matters

Do Humans Still Need to Study the Humanities?
March 17, 2015 | New Republic

Ph.D. Candidate Helps Rethink Graduate Education in the Humanities; and Other News About People
March 16, 2015 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Higher Education

Canada’s universities need to connect themselves to their students and the world
March 18, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

University of Toronto reaches tentative agreement with teaching assistants
March 18, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

New federal scholarships will see more Canadians study abroad
March 18, 2015 | University Affairs

Strikes reflect awkward realities of Ontario university finances
March 17, 2015 | Toronto Star

Where do Canada's post-secondary dollars go?
March 16, 2015 | CBC

University strikes and why unions are storming the ivory towers
March 15, 2015 | CBC

Harper Government helping internationally educated health professionals work in Canada
March 13, 2015 | Canada News Release

New funding formula for Ontario universities to include input from employers
March 12, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

Equity and Diversity

OCAD U discrimination case prompts moves to boost diversity
March 16, 2015 | Toronto Star

Research and funding

Minister Holder Says Government Will Increase Investment To Create Jobs in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
March 18, 2015 | NSERC News Release

MP Peter Braid highlights support for science and engineering research team at the University of Waterloo
March 16, 2015 | Canada News Release

Minister Oliver announces support to help Canadian innovative start-up businesses grow and prosper
March 16, 2015 | Canada News Release

 

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